Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 24 November 2017
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on this day in history.
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on July - 23.
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on July - 23.
1964 On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on July - 23.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on July - 23.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 On this day in history eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter